TTM4180 - Applied Networking


New from the academic year 2015/2016

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Arbeider 30/100
Skriftlig eksamen 70/100 4 timer

Course content

Two main parts: 1) how to utilize a communication infrastructure and 2) how to design and implement a communication infrastructure. Part 1 content: Socket programming over different services such as unreliable, reliable and multicast. Part 2 content: User requirements, Business models, Interchange agreements, BGP, BGP as an information carrier, MPLS, possible QoS deployment, and application of SDN (Software Defined Networking).

Learning outcome

A. Knowledge:
- To get a profound understanding of concepts and principles used when concatenating individual ISP into a system with end to end connectivity
- To get a profound understanding of dependency between business plan and implementation of network functionality
- To get a basic understanding of interdomain routing protocol BGP
- To get a basic understanding of how BGP is used as a signalling/ information distributor
- To get a basic understanding of routing services
- To get a profound understanding of the programming interface to communication services
- To get a basic understanding of Software Defined Networking (SDN)

B. Skills:
- To be able to communicate, reason and creatively think about internet ecosystem providing basic communication services in Internet
- To be able to design and implement IP communication services for different environments
- To be able to create, code and debug a simple network control program

Learning methods and activities

The teaching method will consist of a blend of
lectures, exercises and multiple compulsory practical assignment.
Portfolio assessment is the basis for the grade in the course. The portfolio includes up to 6 deliveries which together count 30% and a written final exam which counts 70%. The results for the parts are given in %-scores. The entire portfolio is assigned a letter grade.
If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may be changed from written to oral.
One must complete a mandatory project and have a passing score in the deliveries to the portfolio evaluation in order to qualify for the final exam.

Compulsory assignments

  • Work
  • Assignment

Course materials

Will be announced at the beginning of the semester.

More on the course

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2015

Language of instruction: Norwegian


Subject area(s)
  • IKT
  • Sivilingeniør
  • Technological subjects
  • Telematics
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Information Security and Communication Technology


Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Arbeider 30/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Skriftlig eksamen 70/100 2015-12-05 09:00
Room Building Number of candidates
Summer KONT Arbeider 30/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Summer KONT Muntlig eksamen 70/100
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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